News Jamaica: Jamaica Conservation Partners donates US$110,000 to enviro causes
Jamaica Conservation Partners (JCP) yesterday made its first donation of US$110,000 to three charities: Jamaica Environment Trust (JET), Jamaica Conservation and Development Trust (JCDT), and White River Fish Sanctuary (WRFS). The three will receive US$ ...
News Jamaica: West Roxbury artist prepares for Jamaica Plain Open Studios - Wicked Local Roslindale
West Roxbury artist prepares for Jamaica Plain Open StudiosWicked Local RoslindaleWhen West Roxbury resident Silvina Mizrahi isn't creating her own pieces, she's teaching about art at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she finds some of her inspiration. Mizrahi has been a working artist for 26 years and is getting ready to display and ...and more »
News Jamaica: Palace & Brighton Denied Chance to Sign MLS Star Stopper Because of Jamaica's Low FIFA Ranking
Premier League duo Crystal Palace and Brighton & Hove Albion were denied the opportunity to sign one of the Major League Soccer's most coveted performers this summer solely because the player's home nation ranks too low on FIFA's ranking, according to a ...
News Jamaica: Pirates, 'Group 69' and solutions for today - Jamaica Observer
Jamaica ObserverPirates, 'Group 69' and solutions for todayJamaica ObserverNo long -term solution can be reached without an understanding of the criminal mindset in Jamaica, which, I repeat, goes back to the time of the pirates. Last week a responder on Jamaica Observer online wrote that I have not given a shred of evidence ...
News Jamaica: California teacher found fatally stabbed in Jamaica
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 68-year-old retired teacher from Southern California has been fatally stabbed in Jamaica. Police on the Caribbean island nation say Heidi Ann Muth was found dead Sept. 10 along a dirt path in an upscale ...
News Jamaica: Two more alleged scammers extradited to US - Jamaica Observer
Jamaica ObserverTwo more alleged scammers extradited to USJamaica ObserverNORTH DAKOTA, United States (AP) — All of the 13 suspects arrested in what authorities believe is the first large-scale Jamaican lottery scam to be prosecuted in the US have now entered pleas in federal court, with more than one-third of them ...and more »
News Jamaica: Aunt V, The World’s Oldest Woman Dies In Jamaica At 117 Years Old
In April 2017, Violet Moss (also spelled Mosse) earned the distinction of being the oldest living woman. Affectionately known as Aunt V to the world, Moss was born on March 10, 1900 in Jamaica. However, Aunt V wouldn’t live long enough to bask in her ...
News Jamaica: Blagrove hunts another CUMI Come Run 10K title - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica GleanerBlagrove hunts another CUMI Come Run 10K titleJamaica GleanerLending corporate support to the event are the Tryall Club, Sandals Foundation, Rainforest Seafoods, Jamaica Money Market Brokers, National Bakery, Fontana Pharmacy, Deja Resorts and Caribbean Producers. Cargo Handlers, Hi-Lo Foods Stores, ...
News Jamaica: Jamaica Tourism supports International Coastal Cleanup 2017
Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson (left) bags plastic bottles and other waste with the help of (2nd l-r) Executive Director of the Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), Dr. Carey Wallace; TEF Acting Director of Projects Nalford Hyde; D&G Foundation’s Devarn ...
News Jamaica: Anti-discrimination law needed - Jamaica Gleaner
Anti-discrimination law neededJamaica GleanerI think as a society we generally disagree with the notion of discrimination. It is an often used word whenever Jamaicans feel as if they suffer injustice at the hands of immigration officials or providers of 'high end' services. We don't like the idea ...and more »
News Jamaica: Retired American teacher fatally stabbed in Jamaica
A retired teacher from California was fatally stabbed to death while in Jamaica, police said. A jogger found Heidi Ann Muth's body on a dirt path on Sept. 10, authorities said. Her body had suffered stab wounds to the head and upper body, authorities said.
News Jamaica: Blind senator 'keeping an eye' on Nat'l ID Bill - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica GleanerBlind senator 'keeping an eye' on Nat'l ID BillJamaica GleanerThe first blind person to be elected president of the Jamaican Senate, Morris admitted that while the mandatory nature of the legislation would significantly aid in keeping track of the number of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the country ...and more »
News Jamaica: Jamaica Deposits Instrument Of Accession To The Ballast Water Management Convention
Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the Ballast Water Management Convention on September 11. Ballast water is used to control the stability of a ship to ensure its safe operation when it is empty or partially loaded, and the convention seeks ...
News Jamaica: National infant feeding policy coming, says Tufton - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica GleanerNational infant feeding policy coming, says TuftonJamaica GleanerMinister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton (right) in dialogue with (from left): Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health, Dr Winston De La Haye; PAHO/WHO Representative for Jamaica, Bermuda and Cayman Islands, Dr Noreen Jack; FAO Representative in ...
News Jamaica: Must-do NYC: Jamaica pop-up shop in SoHo
Must-do NYC: Jamaica pop-up shop in SoHo The Jamaican Tourist Board brings the island to SoHo with a 4-day interactive pop-up shop Check out this story on lohud.com: http://www.lohud.com/story/entertainment/2017/09/18/nyc-jamaica-pop-up-shop-soho/677025001/
News Jamaica: Football Game Preview: Jefferson vs. Jamaica - MaxPreps
Football Game Preview: Jefferson vs. JamaicaMaxPrepsThis will be the second consecutive road game for Jamaica. Jamaica has to be hurting after a devastating 40 - 8 defeat at the hands of Eagle Academy II last game. Meanwhile, Jefferson kept its opponent John Adams off the scoreboard entirely last week, ...and more »
News Jamaica: City initiative will bring 24 hour drop-in center for LGBT youth to Jamaica
The city has launched a new initiative to provide services and outreach to LGBTQ youth, including a new 24 hour drop-in center in Jamaica. First Lady Chirlane McCray announced the start of the NYC Unity Project on Tuesday. The initiative brings together 16 ...
News Jamaica: Portmore residents traumatised by cop's killing - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica GleanerPortmore residents traumatised by cop's killingJamaica Gleaner"Even as we dedicate our lives to serving citizens under difficult circumstances, our officers continue to face menacing criminals who are not afraid to attack, maim, and kill them without remorse," he said, calling on all Jamaicans in the fight ...and more »
News Jamaica: Report: Jamaica’s FIFA ranking preventing Andre Blake transfer to England
Goal.com reports that Brighton & Hove Albion and Crystal Palace made multi-million dollar offers for Blake over the summer A multi-million dollar move to the English Premier League for Andre Blake after his standout performance for Jamaica at this summer ...
News Jamaica: Bubbles and Brunch heats up Mandeville - Jamaica Gleaner
Jamaica GleanerBubbles and Brunch heats up MandevilleJamaica GleanerDebe-Ann Lange-Chen of Cutting Edge Gourmet knows this too well and so she partnered with Ohran Cato, Wines brand manager at Caribbean Producers Jamaica, and Audley Knight, assistant vice-president, service and sales support, Victoria Mutual ...